Spring has arrived and here are some tips from Scandinavia.

See the cherry blossoms in Stockholm. Every year in Kungsträdgården (Kings garden) from April – June you can see the cherry blossoms. The cherry blossom day is celebrated annually. This year is was celebrated on the 18th of April. Swedish link here

In Hardanger the fruit blossom has just begun. (May/June) May/June. Between Brimnes and Odda, Odda – utne – Jondal and Ulvik there are many idyllic orcades. The first to bloom are plums and sweet cherry trees. English link here

Odense Flower festival in Denmark is from the 13th to the 16th of May. The festival has many different types of flowers and this year they will be honoring the composer Carl Nielsen with the “Carl Nielsen Universe” English link here

Tampere floral festival in Finland is from the 25th of July to the 1st of August. The festival has different types of flowers, market cafès, a floral terrace and even a wine village. English link here

Visby Rosornas by (Rose town) in Sweden is the city if roses. They are in bloom from May – August. The town has a romantic and historical feel that cannot be missed. Swedish link here

In Uppsala, Sweden we have Linnéträdgården. It is a reconstruction of Linne’s botanic garden. They have different exhibition all year around, but the official blooming season starts May first. English link here

In Helsinki Finland we have the Nuuksio National Park. The national park is 45 square kilometers.The landscape is dominated by valleys and gorges formed by the Ice Age. The national park is also a lush and herb rich forest with small lakes and mires. Open all year. English link here

In Stavanger Norway the have a tropical island. The island has tropical flowers with fjord views. It is open from May to September. English link here